Female Combatants In The Battlefield....yay or nay
Posted : Wednesday Jan 23, 2013 15:24:14 EST
— Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has lifted the military’s ban on women
serving in combat, a move that will allow women into hundreds of
thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando units, a
senior Pentagon official said Wednesday.
Women currently serve in
a number of combat positions, including piloting warplanes or serving
on ships in combat areas. Since the start of the wars in Afghanistan and
Iraq, 292,000 women have served in those combat zones out of a total of
almost 2.5 million, Pentagon records show. In both wars, 152 women have
died from combat or noncombat causes, records show, and 958 have been
wounded in action.
Based on your experience, wisdom, knowledge, beliefs do you feel women should serve EQUALLY alongside men?
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